[GRASS5] CVS downtime for file copy

Radim Blazek blazek at itc.it
Fri Nov 5 08:45:57 EST 2004

Radim Blazek wrote:
> Bernhard Reiter wrote:
>> Markus and Radim have send me a script for moving the files in CVS 
>> from grass5 to grass51.
>> I plan to do the move tomorrow during the day.
>> For the operation I will switch off CVS access
>> for approximately 30 minutes.
>> So watch this mailinglist, because if you are working on grass51,
>> because you want to update your repositories after the move.
>> Afterwards the list of files can be used to use cvs admin command
>> to set a state or so, if you want to mark it.
> It would be good to add a new log message for each file telling where it 
> comes from. I don't see however any cvs command which can add a log
> message without changes in code. cvs admin can only change existing 
> message.


cvs commit -f -m

should do that. Bernhard, could you add these messages immediately
after you copy the files. Something like
-m "copy from grass/xxx/yyy/zzz.c"


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